Drawings and text introduce the history of costume, tracing the major fashion developments of the period. Includes a glossary and a list of places to visit
Includes bibliographical references (page 63)
A wealthy landowner -- The landowner's wife -- Their children -- Domestic servants -- Fashion -- The bright young things -- A schoolmistress and her pupils -- A shopkeeper and his wife -- A labourer and his family -- Miners -- A wedding -- A bridegroom and wedding guests -- Designer clothes: Chanel -- Designer clothes: Schiaparelli -- A housewife -- A bank clerk and his children -- An unemployed man and his children -- Women's fashions -- Men's clothes -- In the kitchen -- A country walk -- Children's clothes -- Looking for work -- Factory workers -- A hot potato man -- Cleaning fish -- A farm worker and his family -- A landlady and her daughter -- The Jarrow Crusade -- A shopping expedition
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